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Sep 16, 2010 12:30am PDT
senior advisers pulled out of the visit to britain after making derogatory comments about the u.k. in a magazine interview. peace is possible. the u.s. middle east envoy says israeli and palestinian leaders have made progress on the issue of jewish settlements. making our way down the indus river, we continue our coverage on pakistan's floods down and how the survivors are pairing. tens of thousands of mexicans celebrate their independence from spain 200 years ago. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to our viewers in the u.k. and around the world. a senior papal adviser has pulled out of the pope's visit to the u.k. after making critical comments about the country in a magazine article. cardinal kasper said arriving at heathrow airport is like entering a third world country. he also claimed there was a new and aggressive atheism in britain. he said illness and not the interview was the reason behind his withdrawal. the pope's visit begins in scotland in a few hours time. >> colonel walter casper is a vatican insiders. he has been a senior aide to pope benedict for a decade. his role is
Sep 8, 2010 6:36pm PDT
claim follows a five-month investigation by the u.k.'s financial regulator into goldman's overseas business. it was launched in april, after the securities and exchange commission charged goldman with misleading investigators. the bank was fined $500 million by u.s. regulators, but the "u- u.k. fine is not solely based on that controversial abacus transaction, but overall business practices in the u.k. >> tom: with financial taking the lead again, but this time it was on the upside. lots going on, so let's get everybody updated, susie, in tonight's "market focus." >> tom: investors were able to shrug off the federal reserve's regional economic assessment showing slower growth. it was back to the economically sensitive sectors of finance and industrial stocks, with each of those sector e.t.f.'s up 1%. investors shunned more defensive and dividend-paying utility stocks. that e.t.f. off 0.5%. on the weak side, visa was the biggest loser among s&p 500 stocks. analysts at bank of america merrill lynch worry visa may see its margins drop because of the financial reform law. shares of vis
Sep 15, 2010 8:00pm EDT
. the committee is examining the safety of deep water drilling all of the u.k. coast. this is 1.5 hours. >> this is a program to at the net across our worldwide drilling operations. we would expect some of these to be widely adopted. this is -- i emphatically do not believe this is the case. the need to mitigate risk associated with offshore drilling is an industry issue and one i believe we all need to address. it is tempting to call for drilling bans. i think that is wrong given the world's demand for oil and gas. prior to this accident, the industry drilled for more than 20 years in deep water without a major accident. we should take a rational approach to this. we need to make sure the lessons are fully implemented across the world. there are for strategic actions this committee should consider in the u.k. confirm things are working as we intended. enhanced testing protocols on blowout preventer, including the backup systems. enhance relief planning. ladies and gentlemen, thank you as for your -- for the opportunity to say these words. >> when you were appointed chief executive thre
Sep 30, 2010 5:30pm EDT
heading for nearly 12% of economic output. the latest bank bailouts are a staggering 32%. the u.k. deficit this year is forecast at around 10. a truck is posted with anti-bank slogans. the door is shut, making it harder to remove. >> these are regular people. >> i do not know what we can do about it. >> there are warnings that ireland, which has already faced up to this, should be braced for more austerity. >> you look at the downward spiral. most people are unemployed. finances get into a worse condition. ireland is desperate at the moment. >> irish entrepreneurs at built up property assets around the u.k. including a luxury hotel in london's west end. the irish bank has since been built up by the government. the u.k. bank also fuelled the irish property bubble. events in dublin will be watched closely in the city of london. a coalition of dutch parties hope to form the country's next government to have propose stricter controls on immigration. the freedom party is currently on trial for inciting hatred against muslims. you are watching bbc world news. still to come -- >> that is why we n
Sep 28, 2010 12:00pm EDT
the u.k., france, and germany. if 20 drawn strikes have been launched by the c.eia in the pat months. -- drone attacks. >>> 20 insurgents have been killed in a day of hard fighting. u.s. soldiers are now controlling is they had never been to before. commanders have taken away the homemade bombs from the taliban. >>> former alaska senator ted stevens will be laid to rest this afternoon at arlington national cemetery. the 86-year olds died last month in a plane crash in a remote part of alaska. four others were killed. four survived. he was the longest-serving u.s. senator as a republican, representing alaska four decades. >>> metro is closing farragut west and mcpherson square stations over the of columbus day weekend. other lower levels will be closed and there will be noboa or orange service on the weekend. service will resume on monday at midnight. >>> flooding turns rush hour into a nightmare for. drivers in for we will show you. >>> a crackdown on sex shops in manassas, why the city is taking control. >>> the fight to keep cool, the need shattering records on the west coast. for
Sep 18, 2010 7:00pm EDT
to work in the house. >> if the child is traveling without a parent, the u.k. asks for a parental consent form. but in nigeria, filed documents are easy to obtain. as a middleman told us he charged about 130 pounds to get guardianship papers from the court, without the child's parents ever knowing. without consulting the parents at all? >> no. the parents [unintelligible] >> and the court makes no tax at all? >> no. >> @ callbacks no checks at all? because they are being paid? should britain use dna to check if the child is related to an accompanying adult, as other countries like italy do? >> my son or my niece or my what ever -- that is very important. italy does it. it is a matter of course. >> but compulsory dna testing is not legal in britain, and so the senior policeman who runs the child protection agency in britain says it rings alarm bells. >> are you suggesting that if they come in with documentation that we should have that job dna tested, relative to that of the person saying they are their parents? >> but even senior nigerians are advocating best? >> it would be using
Sep 24, 2010 7:00am EDT
rest of the country, as it struggles to compete in the global market. bbc news. >> in the u.k., a government mission has confirmed that it will investigate whether the banks -- critics say such a split could damage the competitive edge in the u.k. and make banks go overseas. independent commission on banking has looked at financial stability and competition in the banking sector after the financial crisis. the chief executive of rbs gave us his response. >> i do not think it should be the role of the government department to decide what bundling of products they should have. i think that the issue of size and shape of banks is entirely appropriate -- it is a red herring. in the financial crisis that we had, if you were a narrow bank, you were much more likely to go bust. if you were a small bank, you were much more likely to go bust. these issues were not at the heart of the crisis. executive of hsbccted o is expected to step down. he will be replaced by the current head of investment banking. the changes still need to be approved by the u.k. watchdog, and are not expected to be c
Sep 25, 2010 12:30am PDT
about to spread. dissident republicans haven't attacked the u.k. mainland since 2001, when they exploded two car bombs in london. neither security services believe it could happen again. the threat level in great britain has gone up from moderate to substantial. the home secretary said the change was being made public in the interest of transparency and to encourage people to remain vigilant. the head of mi-5, jonathan evans, said last week dissident republican groups posed a real and rising security challenge, saying we were giving insufficient with it to history. the position of i.r.a. used to attack the u.k. mainland. now history could repeat itself. >> they have been using this in game plans as a provisional i.r.a. there's nothing gnaw. they can't think any new ideas. so anything that was done in the past, you could be sure that they'll try and duplicate that. >> but the threat isn't the same. they don't have the same amount of weapons or explosives as the i.r.a. used to have. >> the threat from the republicans is a serious one but nothing like the ones in the past. it's som
Aug 31, 2010 7:00pm PDT
experience and patience. 2005, the says are renewed successfully. but we have to return to the u.k. for processing because the laws changed. basically, when i try to renew again, they did not believe that i was a manager. also, they refused to recognize our employee as a professional, even though a four-year degree would exactly mirror the situation. we have been in limbo for 15 months until last friday when we found out the appeal was dismissed on grounds similar to the original denial. at least we know now. or something as important as a green card process, there should be the opportunity to appear before an official to make your case. during the green card fiasco, we were unable to leave the country for family bereavement. we were landlocked. we could not get a renewal of women for five months which must be done outside the u.s. why, if you have already had success of renewals? we ended up driving to tia juana with our family in order to return to the uk. we then had only five months to verify. we flew back to the u.k. for the interview which cost about $6,000, rather than processing
Sep 17, 2010 7:00am EDT
motivated. he has been living in the u.k. since granting been -- being granted asylum here. bbc news. >> rwanda president has dismissed suggestions his troops may have committed genocide. it was made in a draft u.n. report on the thousands of hut refugeesu who fled to condo in the 1990's. it in the interview with the bbc, the president gave his response to the leaked allegations. >> the whole idea of thinking there was genocide and the congo it is flawed -- where there was genocide it was clear, and it was often. and the whole process of the investigation, how this report came together. it even speaks to its own weaknesses and how it was conducted. >> you can hear more of that interview on network africa on the bbc world service throughout the day or by the podcast on the world service website. domesticof britain's security service has warned of a growing terror threat originated from somalia and yemen. jonathan evans also said the number of -- with links to pakistan bought the tribal areas have dropped. let us find out more from our security correspondent. they're interesting stuff.
Sep 17, 2010 12:00pm EDT
is in london on day two of his official state visit to the u.k. the london police force said the men are from north africa and or questions but have not been charged. pope benedict has been greeted by pilgrims and protesters at every stop. >>> turning to the oil disaster in the gulf of mexico, the damaged well that spilled millions of gallons of oil into the gulf could soon be plugged forever. the government says the relief well's has interjected. crews will pump mud and cement into the down as well as the work could be finished by sunday. >> coming up, >> i was not going to die on that floor. >> out prisoners inside their work place are now speaking out about the terror at the discovery building. drive to stay alive, a way to help shut off your phone on the road. we are tracking hurricane carla which is getting stronger and headed to mexico. >>> two of the discovery channel hostages are recounting their stories. they were on good"morning america." they said that the gun and asked him about his family. he was an environmentalist and opposed population growth. >> he asked me if i had
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Sep 17, 2010 11:00am EDT
palkot has more live from london. who has the u.k. identified as key threats to security here? >> reporter: a couple of suspects that we've been following, too, jon, the message coming from london is that al-qaeda remains a threat, but it might be shifting its geographical base. we've been hearing it from washington officials. we've been reporting on it. this comes now from the head of mi-5, the equivalent to the fbi agency in the u.k., a guy named jonathan evans, doesn't speak out often but when he does we listen. he says al-qaeda remains active in that border area between afghanistan and pakistan but the bigger worry now is shifting over to africa, the arabian peninsula. the biggest worry he says is somalia, where al-shabaab is active. they are fighting a war there. also, committing terror acts in the region. evans says a significant number of u.k. residents are active with al-shabaab. a number of -- a number put at over 100 in his words, it is only a matter of time until we see terror on the streets of the u.k. coming from this group, specifically, as you noted, jon, the bi
Sep 18, 2010 6:15pm EDT
have some pretty ferocious winter storms, but we have operated very safely in the north sea, the u.k., and the norwegian north sea. tremendous storms, high winds and waves, the industry has operated very safely, so i am confident we could explore safely. i just don't know if we would find any oil and gas. >> can you describe what makes marathon different than the other oil companies? >> our people. i think our people make the difference. there are a lot of other things , our people underpined by our values and culture is what makes a special. we do an employee survey every 18 months, and one of the outcomes of that is employee engagement. it measures how engaged are our people? how tied to the company, how much are they driven by the companies success, and what the consultants tell us is the employee engagements course that we record at marathon are the highest they see anywhere. a number of our directors have commented the same, it is higher than what they see anywhere else. our employees love our company. it is a company that has stood by its values for over 120 years. i think that means
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Sep 17, 2010 9:00am EDT
in the pope's schedule. greg burke is watching that tour as it continues to the u.k. we'll northbound contact with greg in a matter of moment this is hour. >>> well, in this country, a new bombshell showing your tax dollars at work or rather not at work, apparently. the city of l.a. says with the stimulus money, ready for this, that money saved or created 55 jobs. that's $2 million per job. unemployment in that area, 12 percent. martha: that's pretty good, huh? >> bill: that's good for you? >> martha: it's not very good! bill: good work if you can get it, if you're one of the 55. martha: here's to them! good morning, bill, good to see you, good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. this is a shocking report, folks, the city's 40 page report that they just put out raises several factors for the mind-boggling results, including a lot of red tape. bill: stuart varney with fbn joins us. first, the news, this came from the local government in l.a.d. it not? >> it came from the controller of los angeles, she reported that the transportation department spent 70 million created
Sep 18, 2010 2:00pm EDT
actions this committee should consider in the u.k. confirm things are working as we intended. enhanced testing protocols on blowout preventer, including the backup systems. enhance relief planning. ladies and gentlemen, thank you as for your -- for the opportunity to say these words. >> when you were appointed chief executive three years ago, he said he would be a laseright on safety. during those three years, we have had the biggest oil spill in u.s. waters and 11 deaths. last year, five of york north sea installations failed to comply with the emergency regulations. the offshore inspection records said you had not applied with rules or regular training on how to respond to an incident. it also says that inspectors from the department of climate chan say you've failed to conduct exercises adequately. why should this committee to conclude that bp is a responsible company to operate deep water wells in u.k. waters? >> that may address that question in two parts. the first in terms of what we have done over the last 3.5 years. we have made safety regulations the mber one priority. it is
Sep 16, 2010 2:00am EDT
for strategic actions this committee should consider in the u.k. confirm things are working as we intended. enhanced testing protocols on blowout preventer, including the backup systems. enhance relief planning. ladies and gentlemen, thank you as for your -- for the opportunity to say these words. >> when you were appointed chief executive three years ago, he said he would be a laser light on safety. during those three years, we have had the biggest oil spill in u.s. waters and 11 deaths. last year, five of york north sea installations failed to comply with the emergency regulations. the offshore inspection records said you had not applied with rules or regular training on how to respond to an incident. it also says that inspectors from the department of climate change say you've failed to conduct exercises adequately. why should this committee to conclude that bp is a responsible company to operate deep water wells in u.k. waters? >> that may address that question in two parts. the first in terms of what we have done over the last 3.5 years. we have made safety regulations the nu
Sep 10, 2010 7:00am EDT
are preparing to fly home from the u.k. the three, salman butt, mohammad asif, and mohammad amir, have not been charged by british police. in the last couple of hours, they left the hotel in central london to catch a plane to islamabad. they say they will come back to britain if the detectives asked them to. an adviser with the team made this statement. >> of the three pakistan cricketers, salman butt, mohammad asif, and mohammad amir, are now returning to pakistan. they have not been charged by the police with any offense. they have fully cooperated with the police into the inquiries and maintain that they are innocent of any alleged wrongdoing. they have agreed with the police to return to england if the police request them to do so. to further assist the police in their inquiry. ladies and gentlemen, i have no further comment to make. thank you very much. >> an exhibition at the palace on the outside of paris is raising eyebrows and surprising visitors. giant plastic cartoon characters have invaded the shadows rooms as part of an installation by japanese artists. >> unmistakab
Sep 9, 2010 7:00am EDT
fear is considerably lower than what was wanted by the u.s., the u.k. and switzerland. they wanted eight% to nine%. it is much larger than the national average of 2%. a couple of other stories. goldman sachs has been fined $30 million by the financial services economy in britain for failing to disclose that it was under investigation in the united states for alleged fraud. the fine is one of the biggest by the british regulator. this comes after a five month investigation into the bank's international business. car sales in india surged to a record for a second straight month in august on strong demand before the holiday season. that's despite rising prices and supply constraints. figures released today showed that car sales hit almost 161,000 in august, which is up 33% from one year before. it is a good day in asian markets. they are pretty much following the leader. they're following the gains that we had on wall street and in europe. the european news has boosted the global markets. that was the bond sale that we had in portugal. that eased the debt crisis. chinese shares fell o
Sep 16, 2010 6:30am EDT
first ever to make a visit to the u.k. the visit not all pomp and circumstances. a lot of controversy surrounding that protest. we'll tell you all about it. >>> we'll see you at 9:00 this morning. don't forget. everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely. >>> good m
Sep 14, 2010 12:30am PDT
turning to birds of prey. >> here in the u.k., the prospect of severe cuts has galvanized the trade union movement and planning widespread industrial action. congress has voted overwhelmingly in favor of coordinated strikes to protect jobs, pensions, pay, and services. >> all those in favor, please show. >> the unions are gearing up for a fight against what they call attacks of jobs, pensions, pay, and public services. >> what we've now got is not just a coalition government, but a demolition government. >> most of this conference talked of protest, some of strikes, a few of civil diso'bead -- disobedience. >> they see public sector workers, you know them, we'll be forced not to coordinate interaction. there needs to be a concentrated response from this congress. thank you very much. >> they did vote the jobs union industrial action, and felt out exactly what they were doing. for now, all it means is the beginning of a campaign leading to a mass rally in london next march. the t.u.c. wants to prove that david cameron is right when we're all in this together, but wrong to say that th
Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. there is no concealing the fact that this is damaging to the u.k. economy. >> the home office defended the policy, saying businesses are going to have to reduce their reliance on migrant workers. this has done nothing to help the millions of unemployed. today, officials stressed that message has not changed. the prime minister said there was no evidence that the cap was doing damage to the economy. onay's pro row is on the cap workers. expect more debate before next year. bbc news. >> attorney-general businessman -- a tunisian businessman has come up with a revolutionary idea for those muslims to busy to write. it may raise eyebrows, but he thinks he has hit on a winner. christian fraser reports. >> it is the ultimate for the busy modern livestock. portable, decorative, easy to carry. it is the mosque in a box. he believes it is the perfect environment for prayer and contemplation. >> prayer is nourishment for the soul. you have to be in the right frame of mind. with all the media that surrounds us, the internet, the wii, the work in the office, you cannot always brought things to go o
Sep 15, 2010 12:30am PDT
. tb is on the rise in the west. here in the u.k. they tried to combat the disease as it takes a foot hold. with cases remaining small, 9,000 last year, and in other parts of the globe it remains deadly. >> it's been a month since pakistan experienced its worth flooding in the century. along the banks the river, many struggle to rebuild their lives. we have the latest report. >> six weeks after a huge torrent of water crashed through this family's home. they are underway to repair it. it wasn't just bricks and belongings lost here, two teenager daughters of the family were swept away too. my brain isn't working anymore, says the girl's mother. yes, i am talking and breathing but i died the day that my daughters were taken away. it's been more than six weeks before the heavy rains and you see some areas remain submerged. this is a school and there are many buildings and villages that remain isolated by the floods. >> in spite of talk of massive aid mobilization. there are many who have lost their homes and have yet to have any help. >> we see them driving past this area without he
Sep 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. >> an ape at a zoo in the u.k. is getting a lot of attention because of her weight. this is o'sheen at a staggering 220 pounds. she is the fattest orangutann the u.k., possibly in the world. her morbid obesity is thanks to 13 years of a diet that has included burgers, fries, chips, marc er marshmallows and candy. that's how she was fed when she was being kept as a family pet in south africa. zooeeper in her new home have her on a l calorie diet and a strict exercise regimen. they say she is already dropping weight. in a few months, they hope she will be abl to attract a mate. >>> the is a recent study throughout that finds most americans are not eatingnough fruits and vegetables. scientists in spain think they may have the solution now. pay attention to this. they're working on different combinations of textures and tastes to spice up fruits. they've come up with pears that ve the techture of melons but taste like mangos. they've come up with apples that have red insides. the company is behind the research believe that consumers are tired of the same old fruit. and they're looking t
Sep 18, 2010 10:00am EDT
am going to turn back to the u.k. you see the people there gathered to hyde park in london, one of the royal parks in town. they are going there because the pope will be holding a prayer vigil. not expected to start for another couple of hours. i do believe i have that right. they are expecting, according to our phil black, on the ground and reporting for us, expecting some 80,000 people to show up and see the pope on the third day of a four-day trip in the u.k. you saw him holding mass earlier. he did address the child abuse scandal that has rocked the catholic church for several years now. i want to quote the pope saying, above all, i expressed my deep sorrow for the innocent victims of these unspeakable crimes along with my hope that the power of christ's grace and his sacrifice of reconciliation will bring deep healing and peace to their lives. those are the pictures. again, people are gathering to see him now. of course, there are going to be protests. some people think he is not doing enough when it comes to the child abuse scandals. but, again, third day of a four-day trip,
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Sep 25, 2010 7:00pm EDT
crazy people. >> she was an mtv host when she converted to islam. she moved to the u.k. when her conversion got a lot of negative press but she has no regrets. >> there was a crisis going around the world. rushing from one place to the other and on stage in front of thousands of people, back home in your hotel room. it felt empty. that was the time of crisis when islam was introduced to me. >>. >> they say many of the converts are looking for more structure or more discipline in their lives. there has been a slow and steady increase in numbers of women convert to go islam, there are more muslims leaving their religion than there are con virts to it. >> diana improves the rights of muslim women. while some find justice and equality in the faith, honor killings and representation are the other extreme. manifestations of islamic culture in some families she deals with. >> they threaten to injuries because of their religion. >> some say middle-class converts living in the u.k. have the luxury of being abe to cherry pick the aspects of the religion and inspire them. >> julie: sad sequ
Sep 16, 2010 5:00pm EDT
to the u.k. he arrived in edinburgh. he issued some of his strongest remarks on the sex abuse scandal. we have that story. >> reporter: pope benedict 16th landing in edinburgh. the pontiff making a four-day trip through the u.k. he talked about the global child sex abuse scandal involving catholic priests. he said he was shocked by the what he called the perversion of the priesthood. >> it is with great sadness that the authorities of the church were not quick and decisive in taking the necessary measures. >> reporter: the queen greeting the pope. >> religions can never become vehicles of hatred, but never by invoking the name of god can evil and violence be justified. today in this country, we stand united in that conviction. we hold that freedom to worship is at the core of our tolerant and democratic society. >> today the united kingdom strives to be a modern and multiculture society. may it always maintain its respectful values,. >> reporter: he received a warm welcome from folks in scotland as he rode in the pope mobile through the streets. >>> well, back here in our area, grey s
Sep 8, 2010 4:00pm EDT
has done wonders for sales. it is flying off the shelves. number one in amazon in the u.k. and in the top 20 in the u.s. nothing like a little controversy to stir up interest. nbc news, london. >>> coming up on news4 this afternoon, a vacationing couple captures the scene at a las vegas hotel as a lion takes a bite out of its trainer. >> and a popular restaurant ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] giving up cigarettes can take more than willpower alone. but today's a new day. for many, smoking is a treatable medical condition. so talk to your doctor about prescription treatment options and support. and this time, make it your time. >>> today you might notice we're canning. we're making jam. it is peak fruit scheens mean that now is the time to preserve the fruit to have later in the winter. and canning is actually a lot easier than you might think. so here in my amazing copper pot, i have nectarines, sugar and a little lemon juice which i've cooked down for about 25, 30 minutes until it gets to the consistency where it will gel. and then basically i'm going to put it in the jar. i'm going to p
Sep 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
is driven in fact buy what we look at when we look that the programs that have been set up in the u.k. and norway. the group of people, looking at other organizations, felt that the separation, which they recommended to me, would accomplish the de-conflicting of the missions. >> i agree, but in those countries, is it a separate agency that oversees each of those functions? that is what i am getting at. at my own experience of the epa, where we auctioning off one assistant secretaryship and receiving revenues and then overseeing environmental performance, air, water come and so forth in the other? i cannot imagine we would not be accused of being -- being convicted. >> recognize that is one alternative which could have been pursued. it was our view, and i will have david comment on this, that the way we had split up the functions with respect to the permissions appropriately accomplished the same separation that was accomplished in the u.k. and norway. >> i would make two quick points, mr. chairman. one is the fact that the reports that both reporting to the assistant secretary does not sug
Sep 27, 2010 6:00pm PDT
this hard business climate in the u.k. at the mellon. >> it seems americans are charmed by britain's cheese and here, they think they know why. >> it's nice, very good fat on the back. >> richard has been making cheese for 20 years. >> they appreciate quality. it's quite a sophisticated market and they are instructed -- they are in -- they are interested in provence. they can trace his right back to the farms and can appreciate that kind of providence. >> i had to bring you to this malleus room in the dairy -- this is where they mature their blue cheese. it takes between -- to the smallest room in the dairy. it takes between six and eight weeks. it is worth between -- it is worth around $7.8 million. cheese exports are up by 15% and demand is growing in non- european markets, like america and the middle east. here on the production line, they are gearing up for the christmas rush because there is a growing global appetite for the taste of your chair. -- the taste of york shire. >> official media in north korea said the youngest son of kim jong-il has been given the rank as general. a
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Sep 19, 2010 6:30am EDT
historic visit to the u.k., greeting the people and meeting the queen. was the coverage just as cordial, and the ground zero mosque and controversial imam stay in the news. why are most in the media crying islam-phobia, a brouhaha in sports journalism when an azteca tv reporter goes all atwitter. on the panel. judy miller. conservative columnist, andrea ta this. taros, jim hen ken, jim pinkerton. i'm jon scott, news watch is on right now. >> a lot of people have already said that we can't win the general election. it is the same-- yes, we can. [laughter] >> yes, we can, yes, we can. >> it is those same so-called experts who said we have no chance of winning the primary. it will be hard work, but we can win and if those same people who fought against me work just as hard for me, we will win. >> jon: that's christine o'donnell the tea party-backed candidate who won the delaware primary to be that state's republican candidate for u.s. senate in november. her win brought headlines like these, the tea party's wins fuel a civil war won the g.o.p., that from usa today of course. there
Sep 25, 2010 8:00pm EDT
our side. we have the evidence and a track record of success in the u.k., israel, canada, dozens of other nations. you have generals like general petraeus and others who do not think soldiers care one way or the other. i will remain optimistic, as i know you will, too. last, before closing, let me just say that thanks to the outstanding and early pr that was put out for tonight's event, i was invited to visit one of my most socially-conservative republican groups in illinois, called taproot. taproot folks were tea party people before tea party was cool. we had a great discussion about the fiscal mess we were in and taxing, but in the end of the meeting came the real question they wanted to ask me. why was i going to speak at the log cabin group big meeting? i told them i am meeting with the log cabin republicans for the same reason i am meeting with them -- the taproot republicans. [applause] it is because as republicans, we all share the same values. personal responsibility, individual freedom and opportunity, a strong national defense, less spending, less taxing, less government.
Sep 23, 2010 12:30am PDT
consortiums of the u.s. come by u.k. and australia. >> this is a day we have waited for. >> aimed at giving health care to 100 million women by 2015, her commitment endorsed by the u.k. prime minister. >> we have five years to deliver the promises we made in 2000. we must get on with it. >> late in the afternoon excitement with the rival -- with the arrival of the u.s. president. he brought with him a radical rethinking to the american approach. >> today i am announcing our new u.s. global policy, the first by an american administration. consider the millions of people who have relied on food assistance, that is not development, that is dependence. it is a cycle we need to break. we have to offer nation's eighth half out of poverty. >> two conflicting emotions bring this summit to an end, and anxious concern that some of the new pledges will not be met. but a thoughtful optimism that the world is shifting on its axis. whether by aid or collaboration, tackling poverty head on is possible. >> it is nearly seven weeks since minors became trapped underground in chile. their story of thei
Sep 30, 2010 12:30am PDT
northern ireland, but it may not be the end of his trip to the u.k. at the weekend, he is expected to attend golf's ryder cup. "british foreign office has issued a new warning about the commonwealth games in delhi. it is days until the opening ceremony. the rush to organize the games may threaten the safety of those attending. >> after the humiliation of last week, the hope. hundreds of young dancers hoping to show a different india to the world. but even as they were practicing, workers were still rushing to finish the job. delhi has left it very light. but optimism is growing here that everything will come together. these commonwealth games have been written off before they have even started. try telling that to these children rehearsing for sunday's opening ceremony. delhi is determined to prove the world wrong and show that these games still matter. at one stage, organizers might have wondered if there would even be an opening ceremony. >> we had many decisions which got delayed. but we got there. it was frustrating to see the whole world saying we are not ready when we were al
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Sep 14, 2010 5:00pm EDT
to the friot. you're beginning to see this now in europe. and most recently in the u.k. i'll show that to you next. @= >> there are two seemingly nonstory stories in the news today. children's cold medicine may now need a prescription, we were talking about the tylenol. and michelle obama would like to make carrots and apple slices the default option on menus. you'll have to ask for fries, it won't come with fries. she wants to make fish and chips into fish and carrots or fish and apples. now, all the media is doing today repeating the stories without saying what they mean. and here is what they mean. we are on extraordinarily dangerous path because of cass sunstein. i told you for a long time, and you know, i get calls now from senators in washington who are like, you know, i think you might be right about this. really? thank you for calling, senator. cass sunstein, i told you, is the most dangerous man in america. why? because he's our regulatory czar. when they passed a 2500 page bill and nobody knows what's in it, it needs somebody to write the regulation. this guy. and this g
Sep 18, 2010 12:30am PDT
the internet? two monday -- men convicted. welcome to bbc news broadcasting to our viewers in the u.k. and around the world. voters in afghanistan are going to the polls to elect a new parliament amid threats from the taliban. washington has warned there are serious security threats. hours before the polling opened there was a big explosion heard in kabul, the capital and it was thought to be a rocket attack the and bbc has uncovered evidence that voters are being approached to sell their polling papers and more. >> once again, afghans are going to the polls. this time for paraphernalia -- parliament. officials want to avoid the corruption and fraud in last year's presidential vote but we found that candidates are again trying to fix 9 results. these two men are afraid to be identified, but their story undermines claims that this election will be any cleaner than the last because more than 10 candidates for parliament have tried to buy their family's voting cards. >> we are going to sell the cards. we are poor people and politicians haven't done anything for us. if kds -- candidates are tr
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